$1 Million Settlement for Hysterectomy Caused by Medical Negligence

Ms. Doe underwent a laparoscopic hysterectomy that was performed by Dr. Roe, an obstetrician; she was discharged the same day.

She contacted the doctor’s office over the next few days, complaining that she felt ill and was experiencing pain. Four days after the surgery, Doe went to a hospital emergency room where a CT scan showed an accumulation of fluid in her pelvis. Surgery located a hole in Doe’s sigmoid colon, which necessitated a colostomy.

Doe also was later diagnosed as having an injured right ureter. Doe required a colostomy bag for ten months. She also required surgery to treat several incisional hernias.

Doe filed a lawsuit against Dr. Roe alleging medical negligence.

During trial, the parties settled the case for $1 million.

The lawyers successfully handling this lawsuit for Ms. Doe were Michele Bartoli Cain and Wallace B. Wason Jr.

Doe v. Roe, Undisclosed Docket.

Kreisman Law Offices has been handling surgical negligence lawsuits, medical negligence cases, obstetrician negligence lawsuits, birth trauma injury lawsuits, labor and delivery negligence lawsuits and wrongful death cases for individuals, families and loved ones who have been harmed, injured or died as a result of the carelessness or negligence of a medical provider for more than 40 years in and around Chicago, Cook County and its surrounding areas, including Prospect Heights, Arlington Heights, Rolling Meadows, Hoffman Estates, Park Ridge, Des Plaines, Rosemont, Wood Dale, Itasca, Inverness, Long Grove, Elmwood Park, Crestwood, North Riverside, Forestview, Bridgeview, Hickory Hills, Alsip, Blue Island, Midlothian, Palos Park, Burr Ridge, Woodridge, Downers Grove, Lake Zurich, Chicago (Belmont Cragin, Humboldt Park, Logan Square, Bucktown, Wicker Park, Lincoln Square, North Center, Albany Park, Norwood Park, Old Irving Park, Ukrainian Village, Lower West Side, Back of the Yards, Englewood, Woodlawn, Greater Grand Crossing, Chatham, Pullman, Beverly, Roscoe Village, Mount Greenwood), Oak Lawn, Willow Springs, Countryside, Mount Prospect, Orland Park, Buffalo Grove, Bannockburn, Highwood, Fort Sheridan, Vernon Hills and Bensenville, Ill.

Robert D. Kreisman has been an active member of the Illinois and Missouri bars since 1976.

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